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Full text of "Voting precincts. : Division of wards"

[Document 46 — 1912.] 




ORDERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL MAKING 
CHANGES IN VOTING PRECINCTS IN 
WARDS TEN, TWENTY-THREE AND 
TWENTY-FIVE AND DIVIDING WARD 
TWENTY-SIX INTO VOTING PRECINCTS. 



City of Boston, 
Office of the City Clekk, February 19, 1912. 

The following are true copies of the orders passed 
by the City Council February 16, 1912, and approved 
by the Mayor, February 17, 1912, making certain 
changes in the voting precincts in Wards 10, 23 and 25 
and dividing Ward 26 into voting precincts. 

Attest : 

John T. Priest, 

City Clerk. 



Wakd Ten. 

Ordered, That a new division be made of that portion 
of Ward 10 known as Precincts 2 and 7, and said pre- 
cincts are constituted as follows: 

Precinct 2. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Tremont and Church 
streets; thence by the centre line of Tremont street 
to the centre line of location of the Boston & Albany 
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to its 
intersection with the centre line of Trinity place extended; 
thence by the centre line of Trinity place extended and 



2 City Document No. 46. 

Trinity place to the centre line of Stanhope street; 
thence by the centre lines of Stanhope and Berkeley 
streets, Columbus avenue, Ferdinand, Winchester, and 
Church streets, to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 7. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of location of the Providence 
Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford 
Railroad and the centre line of West Newton street 
extended; thence by the centre lines of West Newton 
street, Huntington avenue, Norway, Falmouth, and 
Dalton streets and Dalton street extended across the 
location of the Boston & Albany Railroad to the centre 
line of Boylston street; thence by the centre lines of 
Boylston, Exeter and Blagden streets across Hunt- 
ington avenue to the centre line of St. James avenue; 
thence by the centre lines of St. James avenue, Berkeley 
and Stanhope streets, Trinity place and Trinity place 
extended to the centre line of location of the Boston 
& Albany Railroad; thence by the centre line of said 
location to the old intersection of the centre line of 
location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location of the Providence Division and 
by the new centre line of location to the point of 
beginning. 

Ward Twenty-three. 

Ordered, That a new division be made of that portion 
of Ward 23 heretofore included in Precincts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 
and 8 of said ward into eleven precincts, to be known as 
Precincts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14, and said 
precincts are constituted as follows : 

Precinct 3. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Harvard and Morton 
streets; thence by the centre line of Morton street to the 
centre line of location of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad: thence by 
said centre line of location to its intersection with the 
centre line of Keyes street; thence by the centre lines 
of Keyes and Lee streets and Carolina avenue to the 
centre line of location of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by 
said centre line of location to its intersection with the 
centre line of Green street ; thence by the centre lines of 



Change of Ward Lines. 3 

Green street, Glen road, Sigourney street, Walnut ave- 
nue, Seaver street, Blue Hill avenue and Harvard street 
to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 4- All that part of said ward lying within the 
following described lines : Beginning at the intersection 
of the centre lines of Harvard and Walk Hill streets; 
thence by the centre lines of Walk Hill, Bourne, Patten 
and Nathan streets, Eldridge road and Hyde Park ave- 
nue to the centre line of Stony brook; thence by the 
centre lines of Stony brook, Whipple avenue, "Washing- 
ton and South streets to the centre line of location of the 
West Roxbury Branch of the New York, New Haven & 
Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of location 
to the centre line of location of the Providence Division 
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; 
thence by said centre line of location to the centre line 
of Morton street; thence by the centre lines of Morton 
and Harvard streets to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 5. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Walk Hill and Harvard 
streets; thence by the centre line of Harvard street to 
the former boundary line between the City of Boston 
and the town of Hyde Park; thence by said former 
boundary line to its intersection with the centre line 
of location of the Providence Division of the New York, 
New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location to its intersection with the centre 
line of Stony brook; thence by the centre lines of Stony 
brook, Hyde Park avenue, Eldridge road and Nathan, 
Patten, Bourne and Walk Hill streets to the point of 
beginning. 

Precinct 6. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning -at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of the Providence Division 
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and 
Ashland street; thence by the centre lines of Ashland 
street, South and Washington streets and Whipple 
avenue to the centre line of Stony brook; thence by 
the centre line of Stony brook to its intersection with 
the centre line of location of the Providence Division 
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; 
thence by said centre line of location to the point of 
beginning. 

Precinct 7. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 



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section of the centre line of location of the Providence 
Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford 
Railroad and the former boundary line between the 
City of Boston and the town of Hyde Park; thence 
by said former boundary line to its intersection with 
the centre line of Stony Brook Reservation; thence by 
the centre lines of Stony Brook Reservation, Washington, 
Albano, Kittredge, Sycamore and Ashland streets to the 
centre line of location of the Providence Division of 
the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence 
by said centre line of location to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 8. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the centre 
line of Stony Brook Reservation and the former boun- 
dary line between the City of Boston and the town of 
Hyde Park; thence by said former boundary line and 
the boundary line between the City of Boston and the 
town of Dedham to the centre line of Grove street; 
thence by the centre lines of Grove and Washington 
streets, Cottage avenue and Lorette street to the centre 
line of location of the West Roxbury Branch of the New 
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location and the centre lines of Beech 
street, the West Roxbury Parkway and Stony Brook 
Reservation to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 10. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of Beech street and the centre 
line of location of the West Roxbury Branch of the New 
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location to the centre line of Perham street ; 
thence by the centre lines of Perham and Baker streets 
to the boundary line between the cities of Boston and 
Newton; thence by said boundary line between the 
cities of Boston and Newton and the boundary line 
between the City of Boston and the town of Brookline 
to the centre line of Church street; thence by the centre 
lines of Church, Centre and Beech streets to the point 
of beginning. 

Precinct 11. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of Walworth street and the 
centre line of location of the West Roxbury Branch of 
the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence 
by said centre line of location to the centre line of Cen- 
tral street; thence by the centre lines of Central, Centre, 



Change of Ward Lines. 5 

Church, Weld, Centre, Ardale, Walter, South and 
Walworth streets to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 12. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of South street and the centre 
line of location of the West Roxbury Branch of the New 
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location to the centre line of Walworth 
street; thence by the centre lines of Walworth, South, 
Walter, Ardale, Centre, Weld and Church streets to 
the boundary line between the City of Boston and the 
town of Brookline; thence by said boundary line to the 
centre line of Allandale street ; thence by the centre lines 
of Allandale, Centre, Walter, Bussey, South, Washington 
and South streets to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 13. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Washington street and the 
West Roxbury Parkway; thence by the centre lines of 
the West Roxbury Parkway and Beech, Centre and 
Central streets to the centre line of location of the West 
Roxbury Branch of the New York, New Haven & Hart- 
ford Railroad; thence by said centre line of location 
to the centre line of Walworth street; thence by said 
centre lines of Walworth street, Bellevue avenue, Auburn 
and Washington streets to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 14. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Washington and Auburn 
streets; thence by the centre lines of Auburn street, 
Bellevue avenue and Walworth street to the centre line 
of location of the West Roxbury Branch of the New 
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location to the centre line of South street ; 
thence by the centre lines of South, Ashland, Sycamore, 
Kittredge, Albano and Washington streets to the point 
of beginning. 

Ward Twenty-Five. 

Ordered, That a new division be made of that portion 
of Ward 25 heretofore included in Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 
7 of said ward into nine precincts, to be known as Pre- 
cincts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and said precincts arc 
constituted as follows: 

Precinct 1. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 



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section of the centre lines of the Boston & Albany Rail- 
road and Franklin street; thence by the centre lino> of 
Franklin, Easton and North Harvard streets and North 
Harvard Street Bridge to the boundary line between 
Boston and Cambridge in Charles river; thence by said 
boundary line to its intersection with the centre line of 
an old creek, which formerly formed the boundary 
line between Brookline and Brighton; thence by said 
centre line to the centre line of location of the Boston & 
Albany Railroad; thence by said centre line of location 
to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 2. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of North Beacon and Everett 
streets; thence by the centre line of Everett street and 
said centre line extended to the centre line of location of 
the Boston & Albany Railroad; thence by said centre 
line of location to the centre line of an old creek, which 
formerly formed the boundary line between Brookline 
and Brighton; thence by said centre line to its inter- 
section with the boundary line between Boston and 
Cambridge in Charles river; thence by said boundary 
line to the centre line of Ashby street extended; thence 
by the centre line of said extension, the centre line of 
Ashby street and said centre line extended across Com- 
monwealth avenue to its intersection with the boundary 
line between Boston and Brookline; thence by said 
boundary line to the centre line of Naples road; thence 
by said centre line of Naples road and Naples road 
extended to the centre line of Commonwealth avenue; 
thence by the centre lines of Commonwealth and 
Brighton avenues and North Beacon street to the point 
of beginning. 

Precinct 3. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Everett street and Western 
avenue; thence by the centre lines of Western avenue 
and Western Avenue Bridge to the boundary line 
between Boston and Watertown in Charles river; 
thence by said boundary line and the boundary line 
between Boston and Cambridge to the centre line of 
North Harvard Street Bridge; thence by said centre 
line of said bridge and the centre lines of North Harvard, 
Easton and Franklin streets to the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Boston & Albany Railroad: thence by said 



Change of Ward Lines. 7 

centre line of location to the centre line of Everett street 
extended; thence by said centre line extended and the 
centre line of Everett street to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 5. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the 
intersection of the centre lines of Harvard and Common- 
wealth avenues; thence by the centre line of Common- 
wealth avenue, Warren, Cambridge, Dustin and North 
Beacon streets, Brighton and Harvard avenues to the 
point of beginning. 

Precinct 6. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Union and Winship streets; 
thence by the centre lines of Winship, Washington, 
Cambridge and Warren streets, Commonwealth, Har- 
vard, Brighton and Commonwealth avenues to the 
centre line of Naples road extended; thence by said 
centre line extended and the centre line of Naples road 
to the boundary line between Boston and Brookline; 
thence by said boundary line to the centre line of 
Washington street; thence by the centre lines of Wash- 
ington street, Commonwealth avenue, Bournedale road 
and Union street to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 7. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Commonwealth avenue 
and Lake street; thence by the centre lines of Lake and 
Washington streets, Chestnut Hill avenue, Union street, 
Bournedale road, Commonwealth avenue and Wash- 
ington street to the boundary line between Boston and 
Brookline; thence by said boundary line and the 
boundary line between Boston and Newton to the 
centre line of Commonwealth avenue; thence by said 
centre line of Commonwealth avenue to the point of 
beginning. 

Precinct 8. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the intersec- 
tion of the centre lines of North Beacon and Dustin 
streets; thence by the centre lines of Dustin, Cambridge, 
Washington, Winship and Union streets, Chestnut 
Hill avenue, Market and North Beacon streets to the 
point of beginning. 

Precinct 9. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Washington and Fair- 



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banks streets; thence by the centre lines of Fairbanks, 
Faneuil, Brooks, North Beacon, Market and Wash- 
ington streets to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 10. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the 
intersection of the centre lines of Lake street and Com- 
monwealth avenue; thence by the centre line of Com- 
monwealth avenue to its intersection with the boundary 
line between Boston and Newton; thence by said 
boundary line to the boundary line between Boston and 
Watertown in Charles river; thence by said boundary 
line in Charles river to the centre line of North Beacon 
Street Bridge.; thence by said centre line and the centre 
lines of North Beacon, Brooks, Faneuil, Fairbanks, 
Washington and Lake streets to the point of beginning. 

Ward Twenty-six. 

Ordered, That a division be made of Ward 26 into 
seven voting precincts, to be known as Precincts 
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, and said precincts are constituted 
as follows: 

Precinct 1. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of Metropolitan avenue and 
the centre line of location of the Providence Division 
of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; 
thence by said centre line of location to its intersection 
with the former boundary line between Boston and 
Hyde Park; thence by said former boundary line to its 
intersection with the boundary line between Boston 
and Milton, in Neponset river ; thence by said boundary 
line, through Neponset river, to a corner in said boun- 
dary line in said river; thence by said centre line of 
Neponset river to its intersection with the centre 
line of Metropolitan avenue extended; thence by said 
centre line extended and the centre line of Metropolitan 
avenue to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 2. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Walter and East River 
streets; thence by the centre lines of East River street 
and West street to the former boundary line between 
Boston and Hyde Park; thence by said former boundary 
line to its intersection with the centre line of location 



Change of Ward Lines. 9 

of the Providence Division of the New York, New 
Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre 
line of location to its intersection with the centre line 
of Metropolitan avenue; thence by the centre line 
of Metropolitan avenue and said centre line extended 
to its intersection with the centre line of Neponset 
river; thence by said centre line of Neponset river to 
its intersection with the boundary line between Boston 
and Milton; thence by said boundary line to its inter- 
section with the centre line of location of the Midland 
Division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford 
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to its 
intersection with the centre line of Walter street extended; 
thence by said centre line extended and the centre 
line of Walter street to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 3. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of East River and Walter 
streets; thence by the centre line of Walter street and 
said centre line extended to its intersection with the 
centre line of location of the Midland Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad ; thence by 
said centre line of location and the centre line of Dana 
avenue to its intersection with the centre line of loca- 
tion of the Providence Division of the New York, New 
Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre 
line of location and the centre lines of West street and 
East River street to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 4- All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the boundary line between Boston and Milton 
and the centre line of Dana avenue; thence by the 
centre line of Dana avenue to its intersection with the 
centre line of location of the Midland Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence 
by said centre line of location to its intersection with 
the boundary line between Boston and Milton; thence 
by said boundary line to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 5. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre line of Dana avenue and the 
boundary line between Boston and Milton; thence by 
said boundary line to its intersection with the centre 
line of Neponset river; thence by the centre line of 
Neponset river to its intersection with the centre line 



10 City Document No. 46. 

of Madison street extended; thence by the centre line of 
Madison street extended and the centre lines of Madison 
street, Hyde Park avenue, Allen and New Allen streets, 
West Glenwood avenue and West River streets to the 

centre line of location of the Providence Division of the 
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by 
said centre line of location and the centre line of Dana, 
avenue to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 6. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of West Glenwood avenue 
and West River street; thence by the centre line of 
West Glenwood avenue to its intersection with the centre 
line of Mother brook; thence by the centre line of said 
brook to its intersection with the centre line of Stony 
Brook Reservation extended; said intersection being in 
a part of said brook known as Mill pond; thence by the 
centre line of Stony Brook Reservation extended and 
the centre line of Stony Brook Reservation to its inter- 
section with the centre line of Stony brook; thence 
by said centre line of Stony brook and the centre line 
of Muddy pond brook to its intersection with the 
former boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park; 
thence by said former boundary line to its intersection 
with the centre line of West street ; thence by said centre 
line of West street to its intersection with the centre 
line of location of the Providence Division of the New 
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; thence by said 
centre line of location and the centre line of West River 
street to the point of beginning. 

Precinct 7. All that part of said ward lying within 
the following described lines: Beginning at the inter- 
section of the centre lines of Madison street extended 
and Neponset river; thence by the centre line of Neponset 
river (a part being the boundary line between Boston 
and Milton) to its intersection with the boundary line 
between Boston and Dedham; thence by said boundary 
line between Boston and Dedham and the former 
boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park to the 
centre line of Muddy pond brook; thence by the centre 
lines of said Muddy pond brook and of Stony brook to 
its intersection with the centre line of Stony Brook 
Reservation; thence by the centre line of said Stony 
Brook Reservation and said centre line extended to its 



Change of Ward Lines. 11 

intersection with the centre line of Mother brook, said 
intersection being in a part of said brook known as Mill 
pond; thence by said centre line of Mother brook to its 
intersection with the centre line of West Glenwood 
avenue; thence by the centre lines of West Glenwood 
avenue, New Allen and Allen streets, Hyde Park avenue 
and Madison street and the centre line of Madison 
street extended to the point of beginning.